Monument record WSW 018 - West Stow Heath, West Stow, (Mesolithic-Neolithic)

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Summary

Neolithic arrowheads and Mesolithic implements all found on ground disturbed by motor-cycle scramble track.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 792 713 (157m by 71m)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish WEST STOW, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1968: A finely worked leaf shaped arrowhead and tranchet derivative arrowheads. Also, mesolithic flakes, cores, microburins, geometric microliths. All found on ground disturbed by motor-cycle scramble track. Retained by finder (S1-S3).

Some material previously recorded under WSW 001, Billington and Jacobi regard this as a single scatter/site, (S2,S3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> Finds Report: SAU. 1968. Finds Report WSW 018 (and formerly WSW 001).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Billington, L, P.. 2016. Lithic Scatters and Landscape Occupation in the Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: A Case Study from Eastern England.. M 1202.
  • <Ss3> Digital archive: Jacobi, R.. 2014. Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Lithic Artefact (PaMELA) database. 11664, 11665.

Finds (9)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 8 2020 3:35PM

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